Tag Archives: language

Cornish Exist! Official! Who’d have thought it?

Raise the Baner Perran high Cornish people! A millennium after we were subsumed defacto into the English state and 15 years since efforts began to have us formally declared a…

A few pence of yours for Kernewek

The UK Government has announced it will invest £120,000 in promoting and developing the Cornish language (Kernewek) over the next couple of years. This is of course less that 50p…

[MAGA] Cornish Language Strategy

MAGA – the Cornish Language Partnership: Cornwall Council’s Cabinet last week supported the preparation of a new and increased bid to the UK government for continued funding for the Cornish…

[MagaKernow] October 2013 language news

News in from MAGA – The Cornish Language Partnership Councils Language Policies “We are pleased to report that three more Councils have agreed a policy on the Cornish Language. Truro…

New On-line Cornish Dictionary website

New On-line Cornish Dictionary website Gerlyver nowydh warlinen lonchys y’n seythen ma / New online dictionary launched this week!  The dictionary can be found at: http://www.cornishdictionary.org.uk/ If you need a…

European Parliament Supports Our Language

The European Parliament has called on governments to do more to preserve ‘regional’ languages, including Kernewek (Cornish).  It also called on the European Commission to propose concrete policy measures for…

City of Truro backs Kernewek

Councillor Conan Jenkin – Mebyon Kernow, City of Truro Council wrote: “… absolutely delighted to announce that the full council has adopted the full draft Cornish language policy tonight. Despite…

Benjad grabs the double for Kernow

Cornwall has this past week won the Pan-Celtic Song Contest at the International Pan-Celtic Festival in Ireland, for the 2nd year in a row. The song is called ‘Breten Vyhan’…

[Kowethas an Yeth Kernewek] AGM 2013 & Pennseythen Kernewek

Kowethas an Yeth Kernewek held its AGM in January. Chair Loveday Jenkin reported on the past year, including events, publications, joint initiatives and the appointment of the new Kowethas Community…

Borlase’s & Scawen’s Legacy Preserved

Borlase & Scawen’s Legacy Preserved Two manuscripts written in Cornish, dating back as far as 1688, will undergo “much needed” conservation work this spring. A grant from the The National…